Synonyms

1. wrist

noun. ['ˈrɪst'] a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones.

Synonyms

  • gliding joint
  • wrist joint
  • carpus
  • wrist bone
  • articulatio plana
  • carpal
  • carpal tunnel
  • radiocarpal joint
  • carpal bone
  • arm

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Words that Rhyme with Wrist Pin

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • violin
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chang-hsin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn

2. pin

verb. ['ˈpɪn'] to hold fast or prevent from moving.

Synonyms

  • immobilise
  • trap

Antonyms

  • strengthening
  • die
  • stay

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment.

Synonyms

  • scatter pin
  • brooch
  • tie tack
  • tiepin
  • scarfpin
  • jewellery
  • jewelry
  • stickpin
  • broach

Antonyms

  • rear
  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. pin

verb. ['ˈpɪn'] attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unpin
  • natural object
  • add

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] informal terms for the leg.

Synonyms

  • leg
  • peg

Antonyms

  • appreciate
  • lengthen
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing.

Synonyms

  • dory
  • dinghy
  • thole
  • rowboat
  • tholepin
  • rowlock
  • oarlock
  • peg

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • fail

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things.

Synonyms

  • rivet
  • safety pin
  • barrette
  • lynchpin
  • peg
  • fastener
  • hairpin
  • gudgeon pin
  • nog
  • bitt pin
  • fixing
  • hatpin
  • head
  • wrist pin
  • holdfast
  • fastening
  • linchpin
  • straight pin
  • pinhead
  • skewer
  • stem
  • shank

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • detach
  • follower
  • natural depression

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. pin

verb. ['ˈpɪn'] pierce with a pin.

Synonyms

  • spit
  • impale
  • skewer
  • empale
  • transfix

Antonyms

  • take away
  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • free

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target.

Synonyms

  • bowling pin
  • ninepin
  • kingpin
  • headpin
  • bowling equipment
  • duckpin
  • skittle pin
  • tenpin
  • skittle

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown.

Synonyms

  • cylinder lock
  • pin tumbler

Antonyms

  • nonalignment
  • failure
  • complain

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word wrist-pin


1. Noun Phrase
A knocking noise that has more of a tinny sound and increases in intensity with acceleration and goes away when the gas pedal is released and the engine decelerates is very likely a rod bearing or a wrist pin.

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